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Linkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Me and my boyfriend visited Grand Bay Beach Resort and had a wonderful stay last August. The hotel was located in a cozy village, little away from the tourism. The welcome to the hotel was nice with a glass of Cava and we became upgraded to a junior suite, no additional cost. The all-inclusive buffet was tasty and varied and...

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anneli P, Thank you very much for taking time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are really proud to read that you and your boyfriend had a pleasant stay at our resort during 2013. We hope that we will have the opportunity to welcoming you again this year. Best regards, The management.

Gdansk, Poland
Reviewed 19 May 2014

certainly a perfect place to stay..we were one of the first guests after off season time..have only very positive opinion about everything ..the staff so friendly and helpfull..strongly recommend the place for those who want to stay away from the crowd..food was excellent,rooms nice and tidy ...water was cold at this time of the year but beach and neighbourhood really...

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GiannoulisHotels, Διευθυντής at Grand Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear jacek61 Thank you very much for your wonderful review and for your recommendation of our Resort. As you have already mentioned, the location of our resort is quite ideal for relaxation and peaceful vacations. We are really happy to read that you are already planning to visit us again soon, and we are looking forward to welcoming you again....

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 20 November 2013

We went for a week in october. Good location at the beach and a relaxed atmosphere made it a pleasant stay. Nice hotel-area with a beautiful pool between the hotel and the beach. The pool was not heated, therefore swimming in the pool was a cold experience that late in the season. Good food and nice personnel.

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Dear cmb74, Thank you very much for taking time to review us on Tripadvisor. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our Grand Bay Beach Resort. We are looking forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Best Regards, The Management.

Poznan, Poland
Reviewed 30 October 2013

We stayed in Grand Bay Beach Resort, Kolymbari for a couple of weeks in September. The Hotel is perhaps half an hour away from Chania Airport but as the coach stops at other hotels it took us about an hour since Grand Bay was the last in a row. As its name indicates it is as close to the beach...

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Dear wiewiorowski, Thank you very much for your detailed review. We believe that your comments will be really of great assistance to many readers. We really appreciate your beautiful comments about our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you again1 Best regards, The management

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2013

A relaxing holiday, clean hotel, delicious all-inclusive food, a good range of drinks - including cocktails. Thank you to the staff who were very helpful, smiley and welcoming. The perfect holiday if you want to relax by the pool and the beach, walk along the coast, take a bus to Chania for the day, hire a car to visit other...

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Dear Nat_and_Chris_UK, Thank you so much for finding our hotel's service and facilities so nice for your vacation. Hope we will see you again! Best regards The management

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2013

We have just returned from a wonderful 7 night stay at the Grand Bay Hotel. The hotel itself was ideal for us, small and in a beautiful area of Crete. The hotel staff were warm and wecolming and went out of their way to help. The food in the restaurant was very good. Breakfast provided a selection of continental as...

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Dear jacquelin f., Thank you very much for your beautiful and extensive review! We are really proud when it comes to read such reviews! We wish you a really nice winter and with the hope to see you again very shortly, Best regards The management

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We've stayed at the hotel mid September. We booked a Junior suite with access to the private shared pool. The room was large, comfortable and very clean. The beds were of good quality. The area at our terrace was always very calm and had a nice sea view. We booked all-inclusive and were very pleased with the quality of the...

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Dear Stephanie P Thank you very much for your wonderful review. The first priority of the management and the staff at our Grand Bay Beach Resort is to sustain a friendly and relaxed environment in the hotel and to provide our guests with a most pleasant stay. We also thank you very much for your preference and for the recommendation...

Aalesund
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We stayed at this hotel from 7-21th of September 2013; we being me and my husband and our 2 boys at 8 months and 3 years. . We stayed in a Junior Suite With sea view and we had a really great time. The place was very clean - both our room and the outdoor areas was cleaned daily. I...

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Dear Bodil1979 Thank you very much for your comment on Tripadvisor. Regarding your notice about the location of our Resort, we would like to inform that is the ideal for peace and quite holidays, and it is near to areas with powerful nightlife like Platanias and Chania. The management and the staff of our Grand Bay Beach Resort always do...

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Just returned after 2 weeks stay.What a lovely holiday. We had room 231 directly over looking the sea. Great location,lovely decor,the staff well what can I say smiley ,friendly and genuinely happy to help. Cristos makes great cocktails (knows how to make a great B52 ) . The main pool is lovely and even though the hotel was full it...

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Dear Tvturbo Thank you very much for your wonderful review. The management and the staff of our Grand Bay Beach Resort, always do their best to provide to our guests a pleasant stay. We are looking forward to welcoming you again in our Resort. Best regards The management.

Norfolk, UK
Reviewed 9 September 2013

We spent a week in Grand Bay in Aug 2013 and couldn't praise it highly enough. We have been to other all inclusive resorts but this was the best so far. The rooms were super clean , and kept that way. The food was excellent with a good choice for all and the location was superb. Most of all the...

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Dear Catherine W Thank you very much for your excellent score on Tripadvisor. It is great to hear that you had a pleasant stay in our Resort. Regarding your notice of the wifi internet connection we would like to inform that it is works perfect. If you encounter any problem during your stay may be due to the internet provider...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Like an island within an island, this is GRAND BAY BEACH RESORT. Understated design, attention to detail, instinctive hospitality, tasteful food and a personalised approach are only a few of the ingredients which make our small "island" a very special getaway, ideal for those who seek tranquillity and calmness, excellent cuisine, and upgraded spaces and services.GRAND BAY BEACH RESORT is located directly on the 3 km long beach of the scenic fishing village of Kolymbari, amongst scenery of unparalleled beauty, and near settlements that retain their traditional Cretan character, just 23 km west of the most picturesque town of Crete, Chania and about 35km away from its international airport. ... more   less 

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Address: Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 73006, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Platanias > Kolymbari
Price Range: $120 - $354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Bay Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Grand Bay Beach Hotel Chania Town
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kolymbari
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kolymbari
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kolymbari
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